Monthly Archives: February 2015

Running with a Heavy Heart

Upon my return from Birmingham, I learned about the passing of my 17 yr old nephew, Lil Jay. As much as I want to hang up the towel and take a break from everything,  I know I can find some … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz Half Marathon Recap

Day 3:  Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend. My alarm was set for 5:00 a.m. I woke up 15 minutes earlier feeling refreshed after two days of recovery from my last run.  The first thing on my mind was the weather.  The forecast changed so … Continue reading

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Mercedes Benz Marathon Weekend- Superhero 5K

Day 2 of the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Race Weekend.  Saturday was all about Nylia running in the Regions Superhero 5K.  The biggest factor of the weekend was the weather.  Nylia planned to run in shorts, but she changed to tights when … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend Birmingham, AL

Nylia and I ditched the sub 0° Kentucky temperatures and made our way to the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend in Birmingham, Alabama.  The Mercedes-Benz events included a Regions Superhero 5K, full and half marathons, relay and a kid’s marathon. There was … Continue reading

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